by Bento D'Souza
" It does not matter where you come from, it matter not where you go,. What matters is, where you sit, for it is sitting at the feet of the Lord that we are blessed."
AHMEDNAGAR, DECEMBER 19, 2013: On 14th and 15th December, 2013, the youth of the three parishes of Nagar had a youth retreat organized for them at BGVK. 40 youth participated in this retreat. They sat at the feet of the Lord for two full days.
The animator was Fr. Sanjay Lopes. Talks on Love for Jesus, the Rich young man who left everything to follow Christ, Reconciliation and God's love were interspersed over the two day.
Fr Rolvin and his Music ministry team conducted the praise and worship after supper, while the priests of the area, Frs Nelson, Bento, Goyal & Francis sat to offer the sacrament of reconciliation to the youth in search for healing.
Frs. Thomas D'Costa and Manuel Murzello gave motivational talks to the young retreatants. The brothers of DBYC, Koregaon Park, Pune did their share of Salesian assistance.
The retreat concluded with the celebration of the Eucharist.